VASAB Secretariat as a lead partner oversaw the execution of the project platform Capacity4MSP from 1 August 2019 to 31 March 2022. The project aimed to increase the capability of marine spatial planning stakeholders, policymakers and decision-makers through increased discussion activities and the dissemination of information obtained in maritime spatial planning.
The 5th and final Planners’ Forum within the project platform Capacity4MSP took place on 11 March 2022 online. The forum started out with updates from the national MSP processes as well as from other project partners. The rest of the forum was dedicated to the theme: Planning for offshore wind.
We are looking for ideas of young planners and regional developers (students and practitioners) on sustainable futures in the Baltic Sea Region. How should a desired Baltic Sea Region look like by 2040? How do we envision its urban networks and settlement structure? Its physical and digital connectivity? The management of its ‘commons’ that ensure a good quality of life? And how do we envision its maritime and spatial planning by 2040? What do we wish to look different from today?…
After updating VASAB Long Term Perspective and elaborating first draft of the VASAB Vision 2040, VASAB launches the Stakeholder consultations that will take place till 15 July 2022. The update of VASAB Long-Term Perspective aims at achieving territorial cohesion in 2040 and seek answers on how a desired Baltic Sea Region would look like by 2040 and how its maritime and spatial planning will be evolved by then.
Statement of the Member States of the European Union participating in the VASAB Committee on Spatial Planning and Development of the Baltic Sea Region VASAB (Vision and Strategies around the Baltic Sea) is a cooperation of ministers responsible for spatial planning and development of the Baltic Sea Region countries, established in 1992.